Examples of bombastic in a Sentence
a bombastic speech intended to impress the voters in her congressional district
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Issues with weapons and sound design reduce the game's bombastic impact.
While Arpaio was bombastic and provocative, Penzone is strait-laced, even-tempered, and cautious.
Last week, NBC News reported the bombastic former Fox News personality and Sinclair were in discussions to bring him back to TV on possibly a two-hour show that would be syndicated to Sinclair's stations.
Hillary Clinton strongly denounced President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations Tuesday, telling Stephen Colbert the rhetoric was bombastic and inappropriate for the President of the United States.
Amanda and Jessica Lewis of Seattle food truck Anchor End say that the bombastic peroxide hedgehog of the Food Network, Guy Fieri, is actually really nice.
In the past year or so, Zubkis has attached his daughter’s legacy to his next big business venture in a fittingly bombastic way.
Fieger — a colorful and bombastic attorney who advertises widely on TV and was the Democratic candidate for governor in 1998 — easily won the name recognition sweepstakes.
Instead, touch cheeks and administer an air kiss—a soft smacking sound, as opposed to the more bombastic mwah!—forgoing any actual exchange of saliva.
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Synonymsrhetorical, flatulent, fustian, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, orotund, windy
Related Wordsbloated, elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, ornate, pompous, pontifical, pretentious, stilted, tumid, turgid; overdone, verbose, wordy
Near Antonymseloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentious
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